[MPlayer-users] xv failure with S3 Inc. VT8375 ProSavage8
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski
dominik at rangers.eu.org
Mon Sep 20 21:36:23 CEST 2004
On Monday, 20 September 2004 at 22:25, Sascha Sommer wrote:
> On Monday 20 September 2004 18:03, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > On Sunday, 19 September 2004 at 23:41, Brian T. wrote:
> > > On September 19, 2004 05:19 am, Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski wrote:
> > > > On Sunday, 19 September 2004 at 11:46, Brian wrote:
> > > > > Slackware 10.0 (fresh install)
> > > > > xorg 'savage' driver
> > > >
> > > > X.org's XVideo extension is broken for the time being. It's being
> > > > discussed all over the place. Check the archives.
> > >
> > > Can you recommend a solution?
> > >
> > > Backtrack to an older X server? XFree86 perhaps?
> > Well, yes. XFree86 works. At least up to 4.3.x. Alternatively, you could
> > try xvidix.
> > I switched to xvidix recently. With properly configured svgalib_helper,
> > you don't even need root. But for some strange reason it doesn't work on
> > ATI Mach64.
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage IIC AGP (rev 7a) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
Subsystem: ATI Technologies Inc: Unknown device 0084
Flags: bus master, stepping, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 11
Memory at e6000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [size=16M]
I/O ports at d800 [size=256]
Memory at e5000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=4K]
Expansion ROM at e5fe0000 [disabled] [size=128K]
Capabilities: <available only to root>
(--) ATI(0): ATI 3D Rage IIc graphics controller detected.
(--) ATI(0): Chip type 475A "GZ", version 2, foundry UMC, class 0, revision 0x01.
(--) ATI(0): AGP bus interface detected; block I/O base is 0xD800.
(--) ATI(0): ATI Mach64 adapter detected.
I use slightly modified a svgalib_helper from
MPlayer snapshot from two or three weeks ago.
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